Tile over existing shower pan. There is no overlapping fiberglass wall to impede the removal of the pan. In case youre interested we took the walls down raised the showerhead and new valve. Tiling over a Tiled Shower Pan – Fine Homebuilding. The installation instructions tell you to apply enough bedding material mortar to.
Changing a shower pan must be considered radical surgery. Replied over 4 years ago. Tile over existing concrete shower pan. I wouldnt bet on it. This video shares how to tile a shower pan. After the new pan has been installed the bottom of the shower is rebuilt. Remove the Drain Cover Remove the screws from the shower drain. Slight flexing will quickly crack the grout and even the tiles.
Tile over existing concrete shower pan. Remove the Drain Cover Remove the screws from the shower drain. The other plus to tiling over the shower pan membrane is that you are not forced into a square or rectangular shower.
U have to scarify the existing tile to let the new thinset get a bite onto tile surface belt sander w heavy grit if it roughs up the glaze ur good id plug the drain before any work and do leakdown test if existing pan is compromised at all ur stuck ripping that up and doing new pan in the end it seems not much harder to rip it all out and. Alternately you can remove the existing grout and use an epoxy grout as a replacement. Repair andor replace damaged grout andor tiles. It is a halfway measure but it works.